Engagement Staff - PRN

St. Louis, MO 63101
9/17/2021

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Position Description

The Engagement Staff position will assist in implementing the daily direct care of all clients/residents in compliance with treatment and program goals as a PRN for the Rosati Center, Shamrock and Women’s Night Program at St. Patrick Center.
Job duties may vary between assigned program locations as needed.
CURRENTLY HIRING FOR WOMEN'S NIGHT PROGRAM!

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Maintain a positive relationship with each client
• Be familiar with each client’s diagnosis, medications and history in order to assist in the implementation treatment goals
• Oversight of daily shelter operations
• Ability to work in various settings (Rosati IRTS Program, Front Desk, Women’s Night Program, Women’s Emergency Shelter)
• Assist in creating a comfortable atmosphere for clients/residents in shelter setting
• Treat each resident with respect and keep good professional boundaries
• Train, supervise and chart performance of residents doing assigned daily chores
• Prepare, serve and properly store meals meeting standards of licensure
• Report problems and concerns of behavioral and physical changes in clients/residents to Social Worker and respond/intervene in a therapeutic manner as needed
• Assist in meeting license requirements of DMH / BJC program
• Assist in meeting requirements of Emergency Shelter protocol
• Complete daily documentation of each intervention with residents
• Direct incoming calls in a timely and professional manner at the Front desk/Shelter
• Maintain visitor and client logs at the Front desk
• Retrieve and distribute incoming mail as needed to clients
• Observe front desk monitor screens for unusual activities such as theft, intrusion and unwelcome visitors
• Wash linens of vacated beds and monitors personal care items
• Provide crisis intervention when necessary
• Report unusual activities to 911, supervisor and any other necessary entities
• Communicate regularly with supervisor for performance, feedback and special assignments
• Perform any and all miscellaneous tasks as required or requested by Supervisor, Social Worker and/or management
• Other miscellaneous and special projects as assigned

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
• Current Med Tech Certificate
• Current proof of First Aid Training and CPR
• Current physical/TB screen
• Basic Microsoft Office skills. Word, Outlook and Excel required

DIRECT REPORTS
None

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Must be respectful of all individuals at all times
• Be flexible and open to change
• Understand and practice client confidentiality
• Understand and practice client/staff boundaries
• Able to coach clients/residents in an educational manner toward treatment goals
• Ability to complete appropriate documentation of licensure and facility standards
• Participate in interdisciplinary or multi-interdisciplinary team approach
• Housing First philosophy knowledge
• Ability to stay awake on shift

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• Able to sit/stand for extended period of time
• Reaching by extending hands or arms in any direction
• Finger dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers such as using a keyboard
• Adequate and appropriate communication skills
• Ability to see within normal parameters, view monitors and listen for disturbances
• Ability to handle physical movement and tasks as required
• Some lifting required

Type: Part-time